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'Open your eyes. We will not hurt you.'
The boy quietens; his eyes open.
'Where are you from?' The boy stares at them both; then says, 'Who will you tell?'


Shahana lives alone with her young brother in the shadow of the Line of Control, the border patrolled by Pakistani and Indian soldiers that divides Kashmir in two. Life is hard, but Shahana ekes out a living with her beautiful embroidery. Then she finds a boy lying unconscious near the border. Zahid is from across the Line of Control, and Shahana takes a terrible risk by sheltering him. But how can she give Zahid up to the authorities when she knows he'll be imprisoned - or worse? An unforgettable novel about one young girl in war-torn Kashmir.' (Publisher's blurb)

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  • This work is affiliated with the AustLit subset Asian-Australian Children's Literature and Publishing because it is set in Kashmir, and has Pakistani and Indian characters.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Crows Nest, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Allen and Unwin , 2013 .
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      Extent: 216p.
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      • Published: June 2013
      ISBN: 9781743312469
      Series: y separately published work icon Through My Eyes Allen and Unwin (publisher), Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2013- Z1933660 2013 series - publisher children's fiction

Works about this Work

[Review] Shahana Katharine England , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 24 August 2013; (p. 26)

— Review of Shahana Rosanne Hawke , 2013 single work children's fiction
[Review] Shahana Judy Blyton , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Winter vol. 21 no. 2 2013; (p. 15)

— Review of Shahana Rosanne Hawke , 2013 single work children's fiction
The Pity of War Heather Zubek , 2013 single work column
— Appears in: The West Australian , 25 June 2013; (p. 6-7)
[Review] Shahana Rebecca Kemble , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , May vol. 28 no. 2 2013; (p. 38)

— Review of Shahana Rosanne Hawke , 2013 single work children's fiction
[Review] Shahana Meredith Lewin , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: Books + Publishing , April vol. 92 no. 5 2013; (p. 13)

— Review of Shahana Rosanne Hawke , 2013 single work children's fiction
[Review] Shahana Meredith Lewin , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: Books + Publishing , April vol. 92 no. 5 2013; (p. 13)

— Review of Shahana Rosanne Hawke , 2013 single work children's fiction
[Review] Shahana Rebecca Kemble , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , May vol. 28 no. 2 2013; (p. 38)

— Review of Shahana Rosanne Hawke , 2013 single work children's fiction
[Review] Shahana Judy Blyton , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Winter vol. 21 no. 2 2013; (p. 15)

— Review of Shahana Rosanne Hawke , 2013 single work children's fiction
[Review] Shahana Katharine England , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 24 August 2013; (p. 26)

— Review of Shahana Rosanne Hawke , 2013 single work children's fiction
The Pity of War Heather Zubek , 2013 single work column
— Appears in: The West Australian , 25 June 2013; (p. 6-7)
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